Wrongful Termination Attorney in Tennessee

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Tennessee Wrongful Termination

If you were dismissed from your job, you might be wondering whether your employer was justified in letting you go. The people who get fired often don’t deserve it, but at what point does a firing cross the line from unfair to a potential lawsuit?

Our labor and employment attorneys can help answer your questions and determine if you are eligible for a wrongful termination lawsuit. Fill out our case review form for a free, no-obligation consultation.

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  • What Is Wrongful Termination?

    Employees often feel they’ve been fired unjustly, but disagreeing with being let go is different from being wrongfully dismissed. Instead, wrongful termination occurs when a person is fired unlawfully.

    Tennessee is an “at-will” employment state, meaning an employer can fire an employee for almost any reason, or no reason whatsoever. In addition, employers don’t need to provide advance warning.

    Even so, there are exceptions and limitations to the at-will rule.

  • What Constitutes Wrongful Termination in Tennessee?

    You may have grounds for a wrongful termination lawsuit if any of the following scenarios led to your dismissal.

    • Discrimination: If you were fired because of your race, color, national origin, sex, pregnancy, religion, age (40+), disability, citizenship status, or genetic information, your employer may have violated federal law. In addition, Tennessee bans businesses with at least eight employees from discriminating on the basis of race, national origin, sex, pregnancy, religion, creed, age (40+), and disability (physical, mental, or visual impairment).
    • Breach of Contract: If you and your employer agreed to a contract guaranteeing you job security, you are not considered an at-will employee. Therefore, if your employer fires you without good cause, you may have a legal claim.
    • Retaliation: Your employer can’t legally dismiss you because you lodged a complaint against them or brought the company’s wrongdoing to light.
  • Contact a Tennessee Wrongful Termination Lawyer

    At one of Morgan & Morgan’s Tennessee offices, a wrongful termination attorney can evaluate your situation and help you determine whether you’ve been wrongfully dismissed. If so, we can pursue legal action against your employer.

    Our attorneys have filed more labor and employment cases than any other law firm in the country, and are uniquely positioned to guide your case to a successful resolution.

    To learn more, fill out our free, no-risk case evaluation. We work on a contingency fee basis, so it costs nothing to get started, and we get paid only if you win. Contact us today.

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